- “I would really prefer subtle lighting for an image like that.”
- “Your lighting on this picture is unbelievable!”
- “Natural lighting is definitely the best way to go.”
- “Who doesn’t love buttery light?” – This refers to a soft yellow light easy to capture at dawn or sunset.
How to Talk Like a Professional Photographer
by Cody Johnson | Apr 30, 2013 | How Tos
Have you ever spent much time around professional photographers? If you have, you know they have their own language that can leave the layman feeling out of the loop. If you plan on becoming a pro, then you simply must learn to talk like a pro. Do not worry though. Professional photographer speak is much easier to learn than French! Below are some key phrases that belong to professional photographers specifically. In the world of digital photography, if you throw out these phrases here and there, you will surely sound like a pro yourself. “This Lighting is Perfect for Drama” Anytime you can work in a comment about lighting, the better. Pro photographers simply live for lighting, and the more you talk about it, the better you will sound. It really does not even matter what you say about the lighting. In digital photography, even the simplest lighting comment can make you sound like a pro. A few phrases to consider include: